Race and the Workplace

With workplaces slowly increasing their operations and in light of the significant rise in hate crimes against the Asian community in the last year, it is imperative for employees and employers alike to appreciate the protections provided by the BC Human Rights Code...

It’s Snow Big Deal?

In a recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)  Canada’s highest court overruled a B.C. trial Judge who had decided that the City of Nelson’s snow clearance and removal was an operational, not a policy decision, and therefore was immune from...

How are you picking your lawyer?

In the case of Kay v. Randell and Randell 1997 CanLII 2894 (BC SC) Master Patterson made the  following comment regarding how the clients in that case had come to select their lawyer:  In her evidence, Mrs. Randell said she trusted Mr. Kay to do the right thing and...